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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
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FORM 8-K
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CURRENT REPORT
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event Reported): September 19, 2023
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MercadoLibre, Inc.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in Charter)
Commission file number 001-33647
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Delaware
98-0212790
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation )
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification Number)
WTC Free Zone
Dr. Luis Bonavita 1294, Of. 1733, Tower II
Montevideo, Uruguay , 11300
(Address of registrant’s principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
(+598) 2-927-2770
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
o
Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
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Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)
o
Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
o
Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of Class
Trading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $0.001 par value per share
MELINasdaq Global Select Market  
2.375% Sustainability Notes due 2026
MELI26The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
3.125% Notes due 2031
MELI31The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2). Emerging growth company o
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. o



Item 8.01. Other Events.
On September 19, 2023, MercadoLibre, Inc. (the “Company”) announced that it will redeem all of its outstanding 2.00% Convertible Senior Notes due 2028 (the “Notes”). In lieu of surrendering their Notes for redemption, holders of the Notes may elect to convert their Notes at any time before 5 p.m. (New York City time) on November 13, 2023. Each $1,000 principal amount of Notes is convertible into 2.2952 shares of the Company’s common stock, par value $0.001 per share. The redemption price to be paid for any Notes that are not converted will be 100% of the redeemed Notes’ principal amount plus accrued and unpaid interest up to, but excluding, the redemption date. The redemption date will be November 14, 2023.

The Notes were issued pursuant to an Indenture dated as of August 24, 2018, between the Company and Wilmington Trust, National Association, as Trustee. $439,075,000 aggregate principal amount of the Notes is currently outstanding.

This filing is not a notice of redemption. The redemption will be made solely pursuant to the redemption notice.

A copy of the press release announcing the redemption is being filed as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d) Exhibits.
Exhibit NumberDescription
99.1
104The cover page from this Current Report on Form 8-K, formatted in Inline XBRL.



SIGNATURES
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
MercadoLibre, Inc.
Date: September 19, 2023
By:
/s/ Martín de los Santos
Name:
Martín de los Santos
Title:
Chief Financial Officer



MercadoLibre Announces Convertible Note Redemption
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay, September 19, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)– MercadoLibre, Inc. (Nasdaq: MELI) today announced that it will redeem all of its outstanding 2.00% Convertible Senior Notes due 2028 on November 14, 2023. $439,075,000 aggregate principal amount of the notes is currently outstanding.
In lieu of surrendering their notes for redemption, holders of the notes may elect to convert their notes at any time before 5 p.m. (New York City time) on November 13, 2023. Each $1,000 principal amount of notes is convertible into 2.2952 shares of MercadoLibre common stock. This conversion rate reflects an increase of 0.0399 additional shares per $1,000 principal amount of notes above the otherwise applicable conversion rate, which applies because the notes have been called for redemption. MercadoLibre will settle any conversions solely in shares of common stock, except that any fractional shares that would otherwise be deliverable will be paid out in cash.
To convert their notes, holders must comply with the procedures set forth in the indenture governing the notes, including electronic presentation and surrender of their notes for conversion through the facilities of DTC.
The redemption price to be paid for any notes that are not converted will be 100% of the redeemed notes’ principal amount plus accrued and unpaid interest up to, but excluding, the redemption date.
MercadoLibre intends to settle conversions of the notes solely using treasury shares that it has previously purchased in the open market or received upon settlement of various instruments that it purchased to hedge potential dilution from conversion of the notes.
Martín de los Santos, Chief Financial Officer of MercadoLibre noted, “Retirement of the remaining notes will save MercadoLibre approximately $44 million in interest expense that would have been payable had the notes remained outstanding to maturity.”
This press release is not a notice of redemption. The redemption will be made solely pursuant to the redemption notice.
This announcement does not constitute an offer to buy or sell, or the solicitation of an offer to sell or buy, securities in any jurisdiction.

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About MercadoLibre
Founded in 1999, MercadoLibre, Inc is the leading company in e-commerce technology and digital financial services in Latin America, with operations in 18 countries. It offers a complete ecosystem of solutions for individuals and businesses to buy, sell, advertise, obtain credit and insurance, collect, send money, save, and pay for goods and services both online and in physical stores. Mercado Libre looks to democratize commerce and financial services in Latin America, a market that offers great opportunities and high growth potential. It uses world-class technology to create intuitive solutions tailored to the local culture in order to transform the lives of millions of people in the region. More information at http://investor.mercadolibre.com/
Forward-Looking Statements
Any statements herein regarding MercadoLibre, Inc. that are not historical or current facts are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements convey MercadoLibre, Inc.’s current expectations or forecasts of future events. Forward-looking statements regarding MercadoLibre, Inc. involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause MercadoLibre, Inc.’s actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performances or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. Certain of these risks and uncertainties are described in the “Risk Factors,” “Forward-Looking Statements” and “Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements” sections of MercadoLibre, Inc.’s annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2022, and any of MercadoLibre, Inc.’s other applicable filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Unless required by law, MercadoLibre, Inc. undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements to reflect circumstances or events after the date hereof.

Investor Relations Contact:
investor@mercadolibre.com
https://investor.mercadolibre.com
Media Relations Contact:
valeria.bazzi@mercadolibre.com

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